The Canadian Press

2011-07-25 | Jack Layton Health

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Only three months after leading the NDP to a historic electoral breakthrough, a frail, raspy-voiced Jack Layton, who had been battling prostate cancer, announced he was diagnosed with a new, undisclosed form of cancer and would take a temporary leave of absence. He made the announcement July 25th in Toronto with his wife, MP Olivia Chow, by his side. (Quebec MP Nycole Turmel was later voted as interim leader.)

Date: 2011-07-25
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 39 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << in the closing days of the most recent session of the House of Commons I started suffering from some stiffness and some pain and after the house Rose I undertook a series of tests at Princess Margaret Hospital here in Toronto my battle against prostate cancer as it turns out from these tests is going very well my PSA levels remain very very low and however these tests was results I receive just last week also indicate that I have a new cancer non-profit cancer that's going to require further treatment >>